Mark, with thee we mean to live Mark, with thee we mean to live

People these days often exclaim “… everything!” but often it feels like gross hyperbole. But surely anyone who has seen Mark Morris’s L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato since it premiered in 1989 would agree that it is indeed everything!

on March 30, 2022 at 10:42 AM
Drag me to hell Drag me to hell

My first-ever Met Sunday opera brought the welcome return of Gluck’s sublime Orfeo ed Euridice in an enchanting afternoon that combined elegant conducting, joyous dancing and Jamie Barton’s extraordinary hero.

on October 21, 2019 at 11:02 AM
Orfeo ed Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice

Gluck’s sublime Orfeo ed Euridice makes a welcome return to the Met.

on October 20, 2019 at 6:39 PM
May contain nuts May contain nuts

Mark Morris’ saucy, psychedelic The Hard Nut has returned to the Brooklyn Academy of Music yet again this week for its 27th Christmas since the ballet premiered in Brussels

on December 19, 2018 at 12:19 PM
The man who would be nymph The man who would be nymph

Sometimes the fates conspire, preventing an artist from recording the role for which he is his generation’s touchstone.

on August 31, 2018 at 8:23 AM
Making out like a bandit Making out like a bandit

“Trove Thursday” turns for the third of Verdi’s four Schiller adaptations to a recent I Masnadieri with risen stars Lisette Oropesa and Russell Thomas.

on June 07, 2018 at 10:00 AM
That’s how they did it That’s how they did it

Idomeneo proved enormously moving while a much more complicated Così fan Tutte went for shallow romantic hijinks stripping that work of its darkly ambiguous disturbing view of love.

on August 22, 2016 at 11:47 AM
The secret of nymph The secret of nymph

Mark Morris’ staging of Acis and Galatea at Lincoln Center is everything good about summer condensed into two hours.

on August 13, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Get happy Get happy

Lincoln Center hosted two milestones this week.

on November 23, 2013 at 2:08 AM
A boozy short leave A boozy short leave

After 23 years, the Queen of Carthage has finally made it to Manhattan.

on August 24, 2012 at 10:44 AM